Eli Saslow’s “Rising Out of Hatred” is a story of perseverance… and kindness

What does it take to lift someone out of hatred?


Privilege is a responsibility, but not a cause for shame.

Image by Elias Sch. from Pixabay

“Privilege” doesn’t mean what it used to.


It’s useful, but it often gets misused

Photo by Viktor Talashuk on Unsplash

What is white fragility, anyway?


Compassionate dialogue can do the same for you

Image by Pezibear on Pixabay

Compassion and progressive activism go hand in hand


It’s not about fairness; it’s about communication.

A sticker that says “be kind” with a heart, on a wall splashed with paint.
A sticker that says “be kind” with a heart, on a wall splashed with paint.
Photo by Randalyn Hill on Unsplash

Reason 1: The Message Is the Goal


First, I felt anger. There were So. Many. Lies.



Katie Songer

I’m a memoir writer, blogger, and sometimes-speaker with a passion for civil discourse. I also write about chronic illness and more! www.katiesonger.com

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